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China

A New History, Second Enlarged Edition

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PAPERBACK

$30.50 • £24.95 • €27.50

ISBN 9780674018280

Publication: April 2006

Short

640 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

60 halftones, 25 maps, 6 tables

Belknap Press

World

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John King Fairbank was the West’s doyen on China, and this book is the full and final expression of his lifelong engagement with this vast ancient civilization. It remains a masterwork without parallel. The distinguished historian Merle Goldman brings the book up to date, covering reforms in the post-Mao period through the early years of the twenty-first century, including the leadership of Hu Jintao. She also provides an epilogue discussing the changes in contemporary China that will shape the nation in the years to come.